Learning Evidence

From the Federal Rules to the Courtroom

Author: Deborah Jones Merritt,Ric Simmons

Publisher: West Academic

ISBN: 9780314275400

Category: Law

Page: 1010

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Learning Evidence engages students by offering colorful courtroom examples, excerpts from trial transcripts, and lucid explanations of each evidentiary rule. The second edition has been fully updated to reflect the emergence of electronic media, the Supreme Court's Sixth Amendment jurisprudence, and the restyled Federal Rules of Evidence. A comprehensive teacher's manual and website include classroom exercises, PowerPoint slides, videos, and other support.
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Learning Evidence

From the Federal Rules to the Courtroom - CasebookPlus

Author: Deborah Merritt,Ric Simmons

Publisher: West Academic Publishing

ISBN: 9781634595407

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Page: 1054

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As a part of our CasebookPlus offering, you'll receive the print book along with lifetime digital access to the eBook. Additionally you'll receive the Learning Library which includes quizzes tied specifically to your book, an outline starter, and 12-month digital access to leading study aids and the Gilbert Law Dictionary. Learning Evidence engages students by offering colorful courtroom examples, excerpts from trial transcripts, and lucid explanations of each evidentiary rule. The third edition has been fully updated to reflect the emergence of electronic media, the Supreme Court's Sixth Amendment jurisprudence, and recent amendments to the Federal Rules of Evidence. This edition also includes a dozen online videos to reinforce student understanding.
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Evidence Under the Rules

Text, Cases, and Problems

Author: Christopher B. Mueller,Laird C. Kirkpatrick,Liesa L. Richter

Publisher: Aspen Publishers

ISBN: 1454899689

Category: Law

Page: 1024

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Buy a new version of this Connected Casebook and receive access to the online e-book, practice questions from your favorite study aids, and an outline tool on CasebookConnect, the all in one learning solution for law school students. CasebookConnect offers you what you need most to be successful in your law school classes—portability, meaningful feedback, and greater efficiency. Evidence Under the Rules: Text, Cases, and Problems is one of the most widely-adopted Evidence casebooks ever published. Structured around the Federal Rules of Evidence, the book contains carefully edited cases and secondary materials, as well as numerous problems that allow students to apply concepts during classroom exercises or on their own. Text boxes provide interesting background on select cases and additional perspectives on key issues. The Ninth Edition has been updated to include the most recent Evidence cases and developments, as well as insights into recent and pending amendments to the Federal Rules. It has been streamlined by shortening or eliminating some notes, making it even more user-friendly. It contains applications of evidence law to factual scenarios that students are likely to find particularly interesting. New to the Ninth Edition: Discussion of recent influential cases, including the Supreme Court’s decisions in Ohio v. Clark and Pena-Rodriguez v. Colorado, as well as the most contemporary federal circuit and trial court decisions New problems exploring issues on Rule 404(b) evidence, Rule 410 protections for plea bargaining statements, the Rule 606(b) ban on postverdict juror testimony, demonstrative aids, and attorney-client privilege New Comment/Perspective boxes on issues of “corporate character evidence” and the use of handwriting experts to authenticate writings after Daubert Discussion of recent amendments to the Federal Rules, such as the amendment to the Rule 803(16) Ancient Documents hearsay exception, as well as discussion of the pending proposal to amend the Rule 807 Residual exception to the hearsay rule Professors and students will benefit from: Introductory text that provides a foundation for understanding the cases and materials that follow Numerous problems that treat cutting-edge issues, allowing students to apply important concepts to contemporary evidentiary problems Guidance for answering Note questions to assist students in understanding how to approach nuanced evidentiary questions “Comment/Perspective” text boxes that provide broader perspectives to aid in understanding doctrine CasebookConnect features: ONLINE E-BOOK Law school comes with a lot of reading, so access your enhanced e-book anytime, anywhere to keep up with your coursework. Highlight, take notes in the margins, and search the full text to quickly find coverage of legal topics. PRACTICE QUESTIONS Quiz yourself before class and prep for your exam in the Study Center. Practice questions from Examples & Explanations, Emanuel Law Outlines, Emanuel Law in a Flash flashcards, and other best-selling study aid series help you study for exams while tracking your strengths and weaknesses to help optimize your study time. OUTLINE TOOL Most professors will tell you that starting your outline early is key to being successful in your law school classes. The Outline Tool automatically populates your notes and highlights from the e-book into an editable format to accelerate your outline creation and increase study time later in the semester.
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Criminal Evidence

From Crime Scene to Courtroom

Author: Derek Regensburger

Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business

ISBN: 1543809979

Category: Law

Page: 544

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With lucid text, four-color illustrations, and abundant examples, Criminal Evidence: From Crime Scene to Courtroom, Second Edition, follows the path of evidence throughout the criminal justice process. Derek Regensburger offers a clear introduction to the principles of evidence and instructions for collecting, preserving, and presenting evidence in a criminal case. Actual trials and news excerpts bring the material to life as they illustrate the role of evidence in real cases. Online videos of mock trial scenes reinforce students’ understanding of key concepts covered in the book. New to the Second Edition: Federal Rules of Evidence—updated to reflect the restyling that took place at the end of 2011 Reordered chapters that better accommodate the discussion of terminology and the criminal justice process Discussion of the reliability of forensic evidence has been given its own chapter and updated with the most recent studies and cases, including a 2016 report on the issue authored by the President’s Council on Science and Technology Coverage of the authentication of social media posts has been greatly expanded and treated separately Discussion of expert testimony reflects recent changes such as increased acceptance of the Daubert standard for admission Evidence in Action articles have been updated and expanded to feature recent events, including the George Zimmerman trial and the Bill Cosby sexual assault trial New and expanded discussions of preemptory challenges and Kentucky v. Batson; appeal of right, ineffective assistance of counsel, habeas corpus petitions; Biggers factors and eyewitness identifications; subpoena duces tecum; grand jury subpoenas; the validity of hair comparison analysis and bite mark identification; same-sex marriage and spousal privilege; health records of a crime victim; admissibility of statements made by young children to teachers Professors and students will benefit from: Straightforward text that follows the evidence from collection to trial Accessible three-part organization I. The Collection and Preservation of Evidence II. Pretrial Matters III. Admissibility of Evidence Four-color photographs and exhibits that illustrate evidentiary concepts Evidence in Action, observed in real trials and news excerpts Practical examples that apply legal concepts through hypothetical scenarios Review questions and application problems at the end of each chapter that test students’ mastery of the material Short mock trial scenes on the companion website that illustrate key concepts discussed in the text
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The Drug Expert

A Practical Guide to the Impact of Drug Use in Legal Proceedings

Author: Craig W. Stevens

Publisher: Academic Press

ISBN: 0128005823

Category: Medical

Page: 256

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The Drug Expert: A Practical Guide to the Impact of Drug Use in Legal Proceedings targets academic and industry pharmacologists, pharmacology graduate students, and professionals and students of affiliated disciplines, such as pharmacy and toxicology. Users will find it to be an invaluable reference for those involved in the field. In addition, pharmacists and others who increasingly serve as expert witnesses and toxicologists will find an array of very useful information. Focuses on important topics for the consulting pharmacologist, including prescription, over-the-counter and illegal drugs and their effects on criminal and civil proceedings Details the “how-to aspects of being an expert witness in pharmacology by presenting real-life cases and effective tips and experiences Includes several appendices, such as a sample letter of engagement and fee schedule, a litigation report, a consulting invoice and valuable resources
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Evidence

A Structured Approach

Author: David P. Leonard,Victor J. Gold,Gary C. Williams

Publisher: Aspen Publishers

ISBN: 1454863102

Category: Law

Page: 912

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Buy anew versionof this Connected Casebook and receiveaccessto theonline e-book,practice questionsfrom your favorite study aids, and anoutline toolon CasebookConnect, the all in one learning solution for law school students. CasebookConnect offers you what you need most to be successful in your law school classes – portability, meaningful feedback, and greater efficiency. Evidence: A Structured Approachoffers a unique, structured approach facilitates learning and motivates students to prepare for class. One Federal Rule of Evidence introduces each section, followed by text explaining the background, rationale, and details of the rule. The text includes numerous diagrams as visual aids to learning and short transcripts that illustrate how the rules are applied in the courtroom. The authors emphasize the rules over cases, but include edited versions of some judicial opinions, including the seminal cases that every lawyer should know. The heart of the “structured approach” is the Questions for Classroom Discussion, which follow the narrative explanation for each rule. These questions consist of simple hypothetical cases allowing for a step-by-step analysis of each rule. Because students know what will be the focus of class discussion, they quickly learn that preparation pays off. The book’s website allows students to download the questions directly into their notes before class, freeing students to spend more time listening and thinking while in class. CasebookConnectfeatures: ONLINE E-BOOK Law school comes with a lot of reading, so access your enhanced e-book anytime, anywhere to keep up with your coursework. Highlight, take notes in the margins, and search the full text to quickly find coverage of legal topics. PRACTICE QUESTIONS Quiz yourself before class and prep for your exam in the Study Center. Practice questions fromExamples & Explanations,Emanuel Law Outlines,Emanuel Law in a Flashflashcards, and other best-selling study aid series help you study for exams while tracking your strengths and weaknesses to help optimize your study time. OUTLINE TOOL Most professors will tell you that starting your outline early is key to being successful in your law school classes. The Outline Tool automatically populates your notes and highlights from the e-book into an editable format to accelerate your outline creation and increase study time later in the semester.
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In the Name of Editorial Freedom

125 Years at the Michigan Daily

Author: Stephanie Steinberg

Publisher: University of Michigan Press

ISBN: 0472036378

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 206

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Celebrating 125 years of the Michigan Daily
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Glannon Guide to Evidence

Learning Evidence Through Multiple-Choice Questions and Analysis

Author: Michael Avery

Publisher: Aspen Publishers

ISBN: 145489220X

Category: Law

Page: 240

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Law school classroom lectures can leave you with a lot of questions. Glannon Guides can help you better understand your classroom lecture with straightforward explanations of tough concepts with hypos that help you understand their application. The Glannon Guide is your proven partner throughout the semester when you need a supplement to (or substitute for) classroom lecture. Here’s why you need to use Glannon Guides to help you better understand what is being taught in the classroom: It mirrors the classroom experience by teaching through explanation, interspersed with hypotheticals to illustrate application. Both correct and incorrect answers are explained; you learn why a solution does or does not work. Glannon Guides provide straightforward explanations of complex legal concepts, often in a humorous style that makes material stick.
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Trial techniques

Author: Thomas A. Mauet

Publisher: Aspen Publishers

ISBN: 9780735532403

Category: Law

Page: 598

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This Sixth Edition of the book is regarded as "the Bible" for both students and lawyers: Thomas A. Mauet's Trial Techniques . The long-time leading book in the field shows how to prepare for a jury trial and reviews the thought processes of a lawyer before and during each aspect of a trial. Structured to follow the stages of a trial, this powerful paperback delivers practical advice and abundant examples of the courtroom skills needed to present evidence and arguments persuasively. A winning formula for learning: a best selling-author renowned for both his litigation and his writing clear, highly engaging text that breaks the trial process into the components for easy student understanding excellent examples illustrate strategies for jury selection, opening statements, direct- and corss-examination, closing arguments, exhibits, objections, and more includes the Federal Rules of Evidence for easy reference an invaluable tool for prospective and practicing trial lawyers alike The Sixth Edition includes: new chapter on bench trials focuses on how best to present a case to the judge updated textual material on amdendments to the Federal Rules of Evidence Revision to reflect the Supreme Court's decisions since Daubert Please visit the new companion website to learn more about this book. Website: http://www.aspenlawschool.com/mauet_trialtechniques6
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